Oriental Bird Images

Chin Hills Wren Babbler Spelaeornis oatesi  
Chin Hills Wren Babbler
Photographer : © Subhadeep Ghosh
Location :Phawngpui National Park, Lawngtlai District, Mizoram, India
Date : 18 October 2019
English synonyms:Chin Hills Wren-Babbler
Bird Family :Timaliidae - Babblers, Babaxes, Mesia, Leiothrix, Cutias, Barwings, Minlas, Fulvettas, Crociases, Sibias, Yuhinas, Myzornis, Parrotbills & Rhabdornises
Red Data Status :Least Concern
Remarks :
Taxonomic Notes :Monotypic. Formerly considered conspecific with Long-tailed Wren Babbler Spelaeornis chocolatinus but now elevated to full species status following Collar, N. J. (2006) A partial revision of the Asian babblers (Timaliidae). Forktail 22: 85-112.